Date: 10th June 2022 at 1:06pm
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Outgoing Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard has had his hopes of securing a move to a European giant slashed as Juventus have cooled their interest in the player. 

According to Goal, the Serie A side had declared an interest in signing the Englishman, who will leave United in the coming weeks upon the expiry of his contract with the club.

The report suggests that the Italian side were hopeful Lingard would be able to restart his stuttering career in Turin, but have since decided against making a formal offer for the player after sending representatives to hold talks with him.

Lingard, 29, will leave Old Trafford after more than 15 years with the club, and is still yet to find a move after speculation linking him with both Newcastle United and West Ham United has cooled recently.

The England international enjoyed a successful loan spell at West Ham during the second half of the 2020/21 season, but opted against joining the Hammers full time in order to focus on establishing himself as a regular for United.

Lingard will not be joining Juventus this summer

He failed to do so, though, and started just two Premier League games this season under interim manager Ralf Rangnick.

Lingard was reportedly also a target for AC Milan, who won their first top flight title in a decade this season, beating rivals Inter to top spot.

Both Milan and Juventus were hopeful that Lingard would be able to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Chris Smalling, Tammy Abraham, Ashley Young and Fikayo Tomori, all of whom have enjoyed huge success in Italy in recent years.

Both sides have since decided otherwise, though, and the ex-Birmingham City loanee will now have to look elsewhere to find his next club.

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